Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval
Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval
02 June, 2017, 01:59
Trump's National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster refused to talk about the allegations, but said that generally speaking, "we have back-channel communication with a number of countries".
"He needs to answer for what was happening at the time", Booker said.
"It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", he tweeted.
Morell said he "is much more interested" in finding out whether Trump associates said to Russian officials before the election than after.
President Trump is once again seeming to reject the intelligence community's collective conclusion that Russian Federation tried to interfere in last year's election, saying in a tweet early Tuesday morning that such claims are simply "a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election".
"Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names". Shortly after the election, Kushner is reported to have discussed setting up a secret communications channel with the Russian government to facilitate sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria.
Kushner spoke with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the US, about creating the secret line to make it easier to hold sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
Kushner's interactions with Russians - including Kislyak and an executive for a Russian bank under USA sanctions - were not acknowledged by the White House until they were exposed in media reports.
"That is not a back channel", he argued.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions in early March recused himself from the Justice Department's Trump-Russia probe following The Washington Post reporting that he had twice met with Kislyak while a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. He was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in January about his contacts with Kislyak. He offered to stay through the President's first foreign trip to ensure there was a smooth transition as he exited, the Washington Post reported.
In a statement given to the New York Times, Mr Trump praised the "great job" Mr Kushner is doing.
Dubke started in February as Trump's second communications director.
Federal investigators and several congressional committees are looking into any connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, including allegations that there may have been collaboration to help Trump and harm his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.
The Prime Minister praised Merkel's "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needed. Merkel said "days when Europe could completely count on others are over to a certain extent".
Lekshmi Nair, who participated in the bee from 1988-1990, said she showed up knowing next to nothing about her fellow spellers. Other words of note include Wisconsin's most misspelled word, a proper noun - the state's name itself, WISCONSIN .
In England, BCCI's acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary rubbished the suggestion of a rift between Kohli and Kumble. He then added: "The way the cricket set-up works in India is the coach is not the king".
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CBS News has not issued a statement regarding the rumors, but the network is expected to make a formal announcement on May 31. Pelley thanked his Evening News colleagues for six years with the broadcast.
But agreeing on Syria remains hard and neither Prince Salman nor Mr Putin offered any breakthroughs on Tuesday. The two hydrocarbon producing giants have found common ground, however, in their cooperation on oil.
Trump's decision came hours after administration officials said he was considering pulling the USA out of NAFTA altogether. He has approved a waiver to defer relocating the embassy, as his predecessors have done every six months since 1995.
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